Abolitionize



to convert (persons, a region, a state, etc.) to abolitionism.
Historical Examples

It will abolitionize the Border Slave States—it will brand our institution.
The Suppression of the African Slave Trade to the United States of America W. E. B. Du Bois

They had proposed by the ballot box to abolitionize at least that portion of the State.
The American Indian as Slaveholder and Seccessionist Annie Heloise Abel

But they were to abolitionize Kansas, according to this report, and for what purpose?
The Life of Lyman Trumbull Horace White

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